WHAT’S HAP­PEN­ING

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OC­TO­BER

OC­TO­BER 12

CLAS­SIC BOARD GAME NIGHT: Thurs­day from 5-10 p.m. Bos­ton Pizza Till­son­burg will be hold­ing #Nostal­giaNights - a Clas­sic Board Game Night. Gather round for a board game night at Bos­ton Pizza Till­son­burg. Get com­pet­i­tive with those you love (to de­stroy). Play clas­sic board games from your child­hood and in­tro­duce your ta­ble to the games that got you through many a rainy day. Thanks to Sal­va­tion Army for mak­ing this evening of fun pos­si­ble. No tick­ets nec­es­sary! Just re­serve a ta­ble or show up for din­ner and join in on the fun.

OC­TO­BER 13

WAMPUS KAT: 1 lb wings only $8, 2 lb wings only $15. Fries $2. Car­rots, cel­ery & cof­fee in­cluded. Serv­ing 6-8:30 p.m. or un­til sold out at The Wag­ner Me­mo­rial, Teeter­ville Le­gion Branch 526, 3890 Teeter­ville Road. For more info call the Le­gion 519-443-5588 or www.teeter­ville­branch526.webs.com.

OC­TO­BER 14

JOHNNY CASH TRIB­UTE SHOW: The World’s Most Au­then­tic ‘Johnny Cash Trib­ute Show’ fea­tur­ing Paul An­thony as ‘Cash’ is re­turn­ing to The Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 153 Till­son­burg, on Satur­day, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. Small Town Girls, from Lang­ton, will open the show at 8 p.m. Bar opens at 7:30 p.m. Em­cee is Randy Owen. Tick­ets ($20) avail­able at the Le­gion of­fice, 16 Durham Street, or call 519-842-5182, or www. tick­etscene.ca.

RINGETTE BOT­TLE DRIVE: Young ringette play­ers will be ring­ing your door bells ask­ing for any empty liquor or beer bot­tles or cans you may have to do­nate. Door to door pickup be­gins at 9 p.m. Mon­e­tary do­na­tions also ac­cepted. Please place emp­ties in a vis­i­ble spot on your front step. Sorry, no pop cans ac­cepted. Thank you for sup­port­ing this fundraiser, and help­ing us with our sea­son.

HOUGHTON HAR­VEST FAM­ILY DIN­NER & AUC­TION: Help us re­place our play­ground equip­ment at Houghton Pub­lic School. Satur­day, Oct. 14, at the Lang­ton Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. Doors open at 4 p.m. Din­ner menu - en­chi­ladas, rice, beans, soups. Auc­tion at 7 p.m. (pork and beef prod­ucts, gift bas­kets, fire pit, Kitchen Aide mixer, fur­ni­ture and much more). Tick­ets $10, chil­dren 6-and-un­der free. Pro­ceeds to help pur­chase Phase 2 of our new play­ground equip­ment. Tick­ets avail­able at the door, or at the school (Fair­ground), price in­cludes ad­mis­sion and din­ner. Do­na­tions for the auc­tion or penny ta­bles ap­pre­ci­ated. For more details call Houghton Pub­lic School at 519-875-2291.

WHIST PARTY: St. Paul’s United Church Multi-Pur­pose Room, Satur­day, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. $10 per per­son. Cards, fun, re­fresh­ments. Come as a sin­gle, pair, or team of four. All are wel­come! Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion pre­ferred but not es­sen­tial. Reg­is­ter at 519-8428786 or jed.drew@gmail.com.

TILL­SON­BURG CHRIS­TIAN MEN’S FEL­LOW­SHIP: Meet Satur­day, Oct. 14 at 7:30 a.m. at Com­mu­nity of Christ Church, cor­ner of Eden Line and Cul­lo­den Road. All men are in­vited for a time of fel­low­ship, food and an up­date of what God is do­ing. Full break­fast is $7. Freewill of­fer­ing will be taken to bless those less for­tu­nate. This month’s speaker is Pas­tor An­drew Klassen!

OC­TO­BER 15

GOSHEN BAP­TIST CHURCH 175TH AN­NIVER­SARY: Come cel­e­brate Goshen Bap­tist Church’s 176th An­niver­sary, Oct. 15 at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker Kent Babbey and spe­cial mu­sic by Denise Ha­ley. All are wel­come!

OC­TO­BER 16

ICS YOUTH CHOIR: Re­hearsals be­gin for a De­cem­ber 1st con­cert. For youth ages 8-16. Con­tact in­ger­soll­choral­so­ci­ety@gmail.com for fur­ther details.

OT­TER VAL­LEY NAT­U­RAL­ISTS: Meet Monday, Oct. 16, due to the Thanks­giv­ing Day hol­i­day at the Vienna Com­mu­nity Cen­tre (lower level), 7 p.m. Speaker this month is Ron Al­lensen of Monarch Land­ing. Ev­ery­one wel­come. Mem­ber­ships $20 sin­gle, $25 fam­ily. For more info con­tact pres­i­dent Peter Sta­ley, 519-842-9946.

OC­TO­BER 17

RUM­MAGE SALE: Spon­sored by Delhi Catholic Women’s League, Satur­day, Oct. 17, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Mar­tyrs Par­ish Hall, 110 Adams Av­enue, Delhi. For more in­for­ma­tion call Made­line Csanyi 582-8212.

BUR­FORD TRAC­TOR CLUB: Meet Tues­day, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Fair­field Church, 187 Maple Ave S, Bur­ford. Ev­ery­one wel­come.

OC­TO­BER 21

SCRAP­BOOK­ING CARDMAKING DAY: Till­son­burg and Area Op­ti­mist Club’s scrap­book­ing, cardmaking day is Satur­day, Oct. 21 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Sal­va­tion Army Church, 110 Con­ces­sion Street W, Till­son­burg. Snacks, lunch, drinks pro­vided. Early bird $40 (later $50). Prof­its to­ward Child­hood Cancer Brav­ery Beads. Con­tact Wendy for more in­for­ma­tion at bul­lock1213@sym­pa­tico.ca.

OC­TO­BER 22

HOOKED ON MU­SIC: The last con­cert of this sea­son’s Hooked On Mu­sic se­ries will be on Sun­day Oct. 22. The Wood­stock Cho­ralaires will per­form at St. Paul’s United Church in Till­son­burg at 3 p.m. Tick­ets are avail­able at the church of­fice at 519688-0011 or con­tact Dianne Parnell at 519-688-3280.

OC­TO­BER 23

HAM AND SCAL­LOP SUP­PER: Ot­ter­ville United Church, Main Street, Ot­ter­ville, on Monday, Oct. 23. Serv­ing 5-7 p.m. Prices $16 adults, $5 chil­dren 6-12. Free for pre-school­ers.

RED, WHITE & YOUTH: Fundrais­ing ban­quet for YFC-Youth Un­lim­ited Till­son­burg on Monday, Oct. 23, 6-9 p.m. at North Broad­way Bap­tist Church, 6 North Street East. Tick­ets $35/per­son, $250 per ta­ble. Come help us cel­e­brate Canada 150 while rais­ing funds for Up­per Deck Till­son­burg. For tick­ets call the Up­per Deck 519688-2266 or reg­is­ter on­line at www. yfc­till­son­burg.com.

OC­TO­BER 25

HAR­VEST TEA: You are in­vited to a Har­vest Tea on Wed­nes­day, Oct. 25, at St. John’s Angli­can Church, Till­son­burg (NW cor­ner of Rid­out and Bid­well Streets). Tea, dainty sand­wiches and sweets will be served from 12-2:30 p.m., with gluten free op­tions. Our build­ing is wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble. Tick­ets $10 at the door. Pro­ceeds to the Alzheimer So­ci­ety of Ox­ford, help­ing those af­fected by var­i­ous forms of de­men­tia.

OC­TO­BER 26

HAM AND SCAL­LOPED POTATO SUP­PER: Thurs­day, Oct. 26, 5-7 p.m. Eat in (or take out) at Corinth Com­mu­nity of Christ, 54246 Eden Line at Cul­lo­den Road. Adults $15, chil­dren ages 6-12 $7.50, 5-an­dun­der free.

OC­TO­BER 27

HU­MAN TRAF­FICK­ING DOC­U­MEN­TARY: ‘Canada’s Se­cret Shame.’ A free com­mu­nity event, with sen­si­tive sub­ject mat­ter for 18 years of age and over. Pro­ducer of this Cana­dian doc­u­men­tary is former MP Joy Smith, to ed­u­cate us all. Founder of the re­source, Far­mTown Canada in Aylmer, Kelly Franklin, will be avail­able. Learn how it hap­pens and how you can stop it. Doc­u­men­tary shown at Avon­dale United Church, 60 Har­vey St. Till­son­burg on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Light re­fresh­ments served.

OC­TO­BER 28

COURTLAND UNITED CHURCH SMOR­GAS­BORD SUP­PER: Satur­day, Oct. 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Adults $17, 12-and-un­der $7, preschool­ers free. Take­out avail­able. Call 519-688-2345 for tick­ets.

HAL­LOWEEN DANCE: The Wag­ner Me­mo­rial, Teeter­ville Le­gion, 3890 Teeter­ville Road. Only $10 ad­mis­sion. En­ter­tain­ment by Krank It Up. Light lunch and cos­tume prizes. Come out for a haunt­ing good time! Tick­ets avail­able in ad­vance and at the door. For more info call the Le­gion 519-443-5588 or www.teeter­ville­branch526.webs.com.

OC­TO­BER 29

SPRINGFORD BAP­TIST CHURCH: Come cel­e­brate with us the 185th an­niver­sary of Springford Bap­tist Church, Sun­day, Oct. 29 at 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker is former pas­tor, Rev. Paul Stade. Mu­sic min­istry by the Adling­ton fam­ily. Lunch to fol­low.

CULTUS UNITED CHURCH 145TH AN­NIVER­SARY: Sun­day, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. Come and lis­ten to an in­spi­ra­tional mes­sage by Pas­tor Ted Smith at the An­niver­sary Ser­vice, spe­cial mu­sic by Olive Craw­ford, fol­lowed by light re­fresh­ments and fel­low­ship. All are wel­come.

NOVEM­BER

NOVEM­BER 4

RUM­MAGE SALE: CWL Fall Rum­mage Sale, Satur­day, Nov. 4 at St. Mary’s, Till­son­burg. A great se­lec­tion of gen­tly used cloth­ing for the en­tire fam­ily. Purses, footwear, coats and so much more. Mis­cel­la­neous house­hold items, small fur­ni­ture, kitchen goods, and bed­ding, books and toys. Doors are open from 9 a.m. till noon. St. Mary’s church base­ment, cor­ner of Veni­son and Rolph Streets, Till­son­burg. Please use the fully ac­ces­si­ble en­trance at the south east cor­ner of the Church. Thank you for your con­tin­ued sup­port.

DIY CRE­ATIVE WOODEN SIGN WORK­SHOP: The Till­son­burg & Area Op­ti­mist Club, in con­junc­tion with Ru­ral In­spi­ra­tions, presents a DIY Cre­ative Wooden Sign Work­shop. We will be pro­vid­ing a choice of 18 dif­fer­ent de­sign op­tions. At the event you will re­ceive your wooden board and sten­cil and the ladies from Ru­ral In­spi­ra­tions will be in­struct­ing you! Go to our Facebook event page Till­son­burg Op­ti­mist Club DIY Wooden Sign Work­shop to re­serve your time slot! Con­tact us at till­son­bur­gop­ti­mist­club.com.

CULTUS UNITED CHURCH AN­NUAL ROAST BEEF SUP­PER: Satur­day, Novem­ber 4 at Port Rowan Com­mu­nity Cen­tre serv­ing from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Adults $15, chil­dren 6-12 years $7, preschool free. Take out avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion 519-875-2221 or 519983-4319.

NOVEM­BER 9

SERGEANT WIL­SON’S AIR­FORCE SHOW: The Till­son­burg Se­nior Cen­tre presents Sergeant Wil­son’s Air­force Show on Thurs­day, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., Lions Au­di­to­rium, Till­son­burg Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. Fea­tur­ing the orig­i­nal sound of the ‘40s and ‘50s by artists in­clud­ing Vera Lynn, Doris Day and many more. Tick­ets $15 each, avail­able in ad­vance by call­ing 688-2520. Re­serve yours now!

NOVEM­BER 17

LIONA BOYD - WIN­TER FAN­TASY CHRIST­MAS CON­CERT: Get into the Christ­mas spirit! Liona Boyd, world renowned clas­si­cal gui­tarist, is com­ing to Till­son­burg to launch her Christ­mas Tour. Liona’s ‘A Win­ter Fan­tasy,’ in con­cert with An­drew Dol­son and Till­son­burg’s own St. Mary’s Chil­dren’s Choir, is Friday, Nov. 17 at St. Paul’s United Church. Tick­ets ($35 in­clud­ing HST) sold at An­nan­dale NHS, Trin­kets Gift Shoppe and the Sta­tion Arts Cen­tre. For in­for­ma­tion or tick­ets call 519-842-2294.

NOVEM­BER 18

TILL­SON­BURG OP­TI­MIST SANTA CLAUS PA­RADE: Par­tic­i­pants gather be­hind Avon­dale United Church at 1 p.m. Pa­rade start 2 p.m. Join us in down­town Till­son­burg. Be part of the fun.

MU­SI­CAL CON­CERT: En­joy an “An Evening with An­gus” on Satur­day, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Angli­can Church, Till­son­burg (north­west cor­ner of Rid­out and Bid­well), fea­tur­ing renowned mu­si­cian An­gus Sin­clair per­form­ing jazz, clas­si­cal, mixed, and Broad­way mu­sic on or­gan, piano and ac­cor­dion. Tick­ets: $15, avail­able Sept. 5 from the church of­fice. Pro­ceeds will sup­port the mu­sic pro­gram at St. John’s for the Till­son­burg com­mu­nity and sur­round­ing area.

4TH AN­NUAL CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Till­son­burg Le­gion, 16 Durham Street, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. $2 ad­mis­sion, 12-and-un­der free. Pro­ceeds to Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 153. Santa Claus will be stop­ping by at noon be­fore the Op­ti­mist’s Christ­mas Pa­rade. Mat­teo’s Pizze­ria is serv­ing lunch 11:30-1:30 (pro­ceeds to the Le­gion). Huge penny ta­ble, door prizes, dozens of ven­dors.

LIT­ER­ACY: Up­grad­ing of­fered. Dif­fi­culty read­ing or writ­ing? Upgrade your skills for fur­ther in­de­pen­dence, ed­u­ca­tion and em­ploy­ment. Call Wendy Wood­house, Multi-Ser­vice Cen­tre at (519) 842-9008 ext. 266.

COM­PUTER SKILLS: Ba­sic com­puter, In­ter­net, email class for adults with ba­sic read­ing and writ­ing skills. This is a very user­friendly pro­gram that al­lows you to learn at your own pace. Adult Lit­er­acy and Es­sen­tial Skills Pro­gram at the MSC. Call Wendy at (519) 842-9008 ext. 266.

STA­TION ARTS CEN­TRE: A wide va­ri­ety of pro­gram­ming op­tions are avail­able for adults and teens at ‘The Sta­tion.’ Call the Sta­tion Arts Cen­tre at 842-6151 or visit their web­site www.sta­tion­arts.ca for more in­for­ma­tion on in-house groups.

ALZHEIMER SO­CI­ETY OF OX­FORD: In­di­vid­ual sup­port of­fered, in­for­ma­tion ses­sions and sup­port groups in Ox­ford County for peo­ple with Alzheimer’s dis­ease or other de­men­tias and their fam­ily mem­bers and friends. For con­fi­den­tial help call the So­ci­ety at 519-421-2466 or email info@ alzheimer.ox­ford.on.ca.

ALZHEIMER SO­CI­ETY VOL­UN­TEERS: Do you have two hours a week to share? Are you in­ter­ested in pro­vid­ing a mean­ing­ful ser­vice to those with de­men­tia? Con­sider be­com­ing a Vol­un­teer Com­pan­ion with the Alzheimer So­ci­ety of Ox­ford. For more in­for­ma­tion visit our web­site at www.alzheimer.ca/ox­ford or con­tact Robyn at 519-421-2466 or robyn@alzheimer.ox­ford.on.ca.

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